Landfill

Fall Cleanup Week 2020:

Fall Cleanup Week is scheduled for Monday, October 19, to Saturday, October 24, at the Bath Landfill on Detritius Drive.

Cleanup Week Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Residents may bring to the landfill, at no cost, two tires, two pickup loads of yard waste, one load of bulky waste and one load of metal. There are still fees for CRT’S, computers, TVs, propane tanks, mattress, box spring, couch, stuffed chairs, mouse and keyboards. 

If you are delivering waste for another resident, please bring this Tip Fee Waiver form with you. Copies available at the landfill.

For more information, call the Bath Landfill at (207) 443-8356.


The Bath Landfill provides a safe, environmentally sound, affordable, and convenient place for disposal of solid waste to the residents and businesses of Bath and several nearby communities. 

Landfill Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday; 7:30 AM - 4 PM

Last commercial load in by 3:30 PM

Contact Information:

11 Detritus Drive at the north end of High St.

Telephone: 207-443-8356

Permits and Rates

Landfill Frequently Asked Questions


Acceptable Wastes:

The following items are accepted for burial in the landfill:

  • Solid Waste
  • Construction & demolition debris
  • Household refuse
  • Bulky waste
  • Contaminated recyclables

Please be aware that Bath City Ordinance prohibits the drop-off of household refuse by residential customers at the landfill.  The curbside collection service should be utilized.

These items are not accepted for disposal:

  • Liquids
  • Septage
  • Agricultural waste
  • Universal waste
  • Hazardous waste*, except for small quantities of household hazardous waste mixed with general refuse
  • Un-permitted special waste
  • Junked or abandoned vehicles
  • Asbestos and asbestos containing wastes unless specifically authorized by the MDEP
  • Contaminated soil
  • Paper mill or tannery sludge
  • Dead animals
  • Medical and other potentially infectious or pathogenic wastes
  • Sandblasting grit
  • Industrial process wastes
  • Industrial fly ash and bottom ash
  • Oily waste
  • Sheetrock

Any other wastes not specifically mentioned in the Operations & Maintenance manual or otherwise deemed unacceptable by the City or MDEP

*The Environmental Depot in Lewiston and the Riverside Recycling Facility in Portland serve as collection sites for household hazardous waste from all Maine residents. Check their web sites for hours and charges. The City of Bath also occasionally holds a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for local communities - please call the Landfill at (207) 443-8356 for more information. 

These Special Wastes are accepted with conditions.  Please call ahead:

  • Catch basin grit
  • Dewatered backwash filtrate from Bath Water District
  • Street sweepings
  • Grit & screenings from Bath Wastewater Plant
  • Dewatered sludge from Bath Wastewater Plant
  • Non-friable asbestos
450 Oak Grove Avenue
Bath,
ME
04530
Fax: 207-443-8352

Monday - Friday
Office: 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Landfill: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Director of Public Works
Lee Leiner, P.E.
Deputy Director of Public Works
Chris Wallace
Foreman
Jacob Dodge
Administrative Assistant
Michael Tucker